BRANCH MANAGER - Builders Merchant

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Canterbury, England
Job Type
Full Time
£45,000 - £60,000 Per Year
Date Posted
2 days ago

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Job Description


If you are an ambitious individual who is looking to join a busy, fast paced and successful Builders’ Merchant, this Branch Manager position could be a fantastic opportunity for you. You will play a vital role within the business by leading your team to ensure they are providing first class service to our customers, whilst ensuring the smooth running and profitability of the branch and making sure the day to day operations are done safely. This is a challenging yet rewarding position with many opportunities to progress within the business.

Does this sound like you?

We are looking for a passionate, inspirational and engaging leader who has the ability to create and cultivate a "One Team" approach through collaboration and motivation. Someone who is highly adaptable, resilient and tenacious that thrives in a dynamic and fast paced working environment. A naturally curious individual who is able to come up with great ideas that will help develop the business further and the ability to problem solve.

Being a Branch Manager for the successful Builders Merchant gives you a fantastic opportunity to excel and continue to develop your career. Please note that product and system training can be provided where applicants may lack this knowledge. We encourage applications from all background if you can demonstrate the skills highlighted.

What will I be doing?

Although not every day will be the same as the next, some of your key responsibilities will include the following:

Customer Sales

  • Implementing and delivering an excellent customer experience.
  • Develop a strong effective relationship with new/existing customers and suppliers.
  • Making sure sales and targets are met by making a local sales plan.
  • Supporting the sales growth plan given by the Area Director. As well as raising any local market issues and communicating them where necessary.

People Leadership

  • Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of everyone directly or indirectly involved with the business.
  • Develop and implement a robust People Resources Plan.
  • Provide appropriate communication on company plans, goals and individual objectives.
  • Ensuring Principles of Conduct and Action are incorporated into working environment and behavioural standards.
  • Making sure any changes made are done positively this is to ensure the business is continuously improving and developing.

Operational Compliance

  • Monitor and ensure the delivery of key KPIs for your branch
  • All company policies and procedures are implemented
  • Ensure stock, money and all of the Company assets are safeguarded.

What experience and skills do I need?


  • Relevant market and product knowledge
  • Experience of people management including coaching and mentoring
  • Good financial and commercial awareness
  • IT literate
  • Ability to create and maintain successful customer relationships
  • Resilient and confident to manage conflict
  • Driving licence


  • GCSEs (Or equivalent) - Maths & English
  • Post-GCSE qualification
  • PBM qualification or suitable experience

Company: Builders Merchant

Sector: Branch Management and Supervisory

Salary: £45000-£55000 + Benefits

Position Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full Time


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